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Greece, Lefkas Canal: Latest Information

By Sue Richards last modified May 10, 2012 01:06 PM

Published: 2012-05-10 13:06:06
Countries: Greece

Lefkas Canal: Swing Bridge fully Operational plus Navigation Warning
Posted 10 May 2012

We would like to inform you that as of today (10/05/12) the swing bridge of Lefkas channel is back from dry docking and fully operational.

The bridge will swing open for boats and yachts on the hour every hour from 06:00 to 22:00.

Navigation Warning for North Entrance of Lefkas Channel
We would like to bring to your attention, once more, that while passing (either northbound or southbound) the sand bank at the northern entrance of Lefkas channel, yachts should be sure to navigate close to the sand (where the maximum depth at the entrance can be found), rather than close to the floating, orange buoys.

Spiros Dallos
Manager
MARINA LEFKAS SA

Lefkas Canal: Service Back to Normal
Posted 25 April 2012

We would like to inform you that the temporary ferry boat has been safely removed and the entrance is free. The temporary schedule (5.00,6.30,10.30,12.00,16.00,21.00) is back on and the swing bridge should be back in full operation next week (with hourly openings). Please be extremely cautious while navigating in this particular area since the sandbank has widened since last summer.

Spiros Dallos
Manager
MARINA LEFKAS SA

Lefkas Canal: Swing Bridge Out of Service
Posted 28 March 2012

The floating swing foot bridge on the north entrance of the Lefkas Channel will be out of service, as of today and for a further 40 days, due to regular maintenance and service.

The replacement ferry boat will open for the passing of boats and yachts through the canal on a daily basis, but only during the following hours:

05:00 - 06:30 - 10:30 - 12:00 - 16:00 - 21:00

For any further assistance skippers may call Lefkas Port Authority on Tel: +30 26450 22322 or VHF Channel 12.

Spiros Dallos
Manager
MARINA LEFKAS SA

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